What are the different approaches used to perform TAVR?

TAVR can be performed in different ways depending on each individual’s anatomy.

  • The transfemoral approach is the most common approach and is through an incision in the leg.
  • The subclavian approach is through an incision near the shoulder.
  • The transapical approach is through an incision in the chest between the ribs.
  • The transaortic approach is through an incision in the upper chest.
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